News coverage about LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LSC Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9423817743908 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

LSC Communications (LKSD) traded up 1.73% during trading on Friday, reaching $16.51. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 185,612 shares. LSC Communications has a one year low of $15.07 and a one year high of $37.40. The company has a 50-day moving average of $20.27 and a 200 day moving average of $23.29. The firm has a market cap of $576.05 million and a PE ratio of 10.72.

LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.09. LSC Communications had a net margin of 0.59% and a return on equity of 7.63%. The firm had revenue of $848 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $876.38 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that LSC Communications will post $2.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.06%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th.

LKSD has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded LSC Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co initiated coverage on LSC Communications in a research note on Friday, July 21st. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. Bank of America Corporation initiated coverage on LSC Communications in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $24.00 price target for the company. Finally, Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on LSC Communications in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.00.

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In related news, Director Shivan S. Subramaniam acquired 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 4th. The shares were bought at an average price of $17.18 per share, for a total transaction of $85,900.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

About LSC Communications

LSC Communications, Inc focuses on traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products. The Company’s segments are Print and Office Products. The Company, through its Print segment, provides a range of print product offerings, which include magazines, catalogs, retail inserts, books and directories.

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